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Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, August 17
Drug conviction earns more than seven years in prison
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Matzo (w/video)
Updated: Boy dies after rollover accident, girl injured
Truck hauling hazardous chemicals catches fire; homes near Paynesville evacuated
Football: B-E ready to make next step
Next man up: Empting takes over at QB after Roste's three-year run
A promise kept: Plan started at the Viking Speedway is rekindled after the death of a friend
Matt Cullen comes home to play for the Wild
Twins activate former All-Star closer Perkins
Habitat for Humanity dedicates two new homes
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Johnson - Engebretson
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Delores M. Johnson
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
hires and promotions
on the street
Man sentenced to five years in prison after shotgun confrontation
Two Alexandria men who faced felony charges in connection with an armed confrontation at an Alexandria residence drew different outcomes. Charges...
4 hours 25 min ago
August 16, 2017
MN Muslim group calling for hate crime charge after man accused of throwing a pig's foot at Somali-American
WILLMAR, Minn. — The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations wants a Willmar man charged with a hate crime after...
August 16, 2017 - 9:42am
August 14, 2017
Nelson man arrested in sex sting
A 60-year-old Nelson man was charged with three felony counts of criminal sexual conduct involving a juvenile after a sting by the Pope County Sheriff's Office. Dean Lee Swerman was arrested by the Pope County Sheriff's Office on Aug. 11. According to authorities, Swerman "randomly...
August 14, 2017 - 6:00pm
August 10, 2017
Update: Police find meth needles with kid's toys
An Osakis couple face felony charges for allegedly leaving methamphetamine paraphernalia in the home they share with their three young children....
August 10, 2017 - 2:10pm
August 8, 2017
Ex-boyfriend pleads guilty under Minnesota's new 'revenge porn' law
ST. PAUL — An Anoka man admitted in court Monday, Aug. 7, to angrily posting nude pictures of his ex on a fake Facebook account after...
August 8, 2017 - 4:46pm
August 4, 2017
Law Enforcement Blotter: August 3
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Thursday, August 3 Attempted fraud/scam, man reported that someone called him several times accusing him of...
August 4, 2017 - 12:11pm
A Minn. man was stopped for a bad headlight. A police officer was then tased, bit by dog
DILWORTH, Minn. – An early morning patrol went from bad to worse for a Dilworth police officer who stopped a driver for a bad headlight early...
August 4, 2017 - 8:54am
August 3, 2017
Law Enforcement Blotter: August 2
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Wednesday, August 2 Check welfare of a person, 16-year-old girl smoked what she thought was marijuana, but...
August 3, 2017 - 1:44pm
August 2, 2017
Law Enforcement Blotter: August 1
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Tuesday, August 1 Found property, wallet found in roadway, Kensington. Driving complaint, female driving...
August 2, 2017 - 11:48am
August 1, 2017
Law Enforcement Blotter: July 31
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Monday, July 30 Criminal damage to property, city worker discovered some damage to the park, storage and bathroom...
August 1, 2017 - 3:33pm
July 31, 2017
Law Enforcement Blotter: July 28 - 30
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Friday, July 28 Public assist, comp has questions about purchasing a BB gun, Alex. Found animal, black lab,...
July 31, 2017 - 6:46pm
July 28, 2017
Update: 'Person of interest' in Long Prairie homicide now in custody
A "person of interest" in a Long Prairie homicide has been located and is in custody.
July 28, 2017 - 9:41am
July 27, 2017
Fines to increase in Minn. for failing to stop for school buses
ST. PAUL -- Fines will increase Aug. 1 in Minnesota for drivers who fail to stop for a school bus with activated lights and the crossing arm...
July 27, 2017 - 10:42am
June 24, 2017
Meeker deputy pleads guilty in stalking case
A Meeker County sheriff's deputy accused of stalking a man has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct. Joel Christopher Engler, 43, of Litchfield, entered the plea Tuesday, June 20, in Meeker County District Court in Litchfield. The court dismissed a gross misdemeanor...
June 24, 2017 - 8:23am
May 26, 2017
UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
LINO LAKES, Minn. — An inmate who escaped with eight others after a transport van carrying prisoners was taken over early Friday was caught...
May 26, 2017 - 5:13pm